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Telugu etymology :

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Proto-Telugu : *ceṇ-
Meaning : to touch, stir up, provoke; n. a touch
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Telugu : ceṇaku
Dialectal forms (1) : ceṇuku
Additional forms : Also [1] cenaku, [2] cenayu to touch, oppose, rush against, (K also for cenaku) have sexual intercourse with another woman
Number in DED : 1944
telet-meaning,telet-prnum,telet-tel_1,telet-tel_2,telet-addition,telet-dednum,

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Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-Dravidian : *keṇ-
Meaning : to arouse, irritate; to have sexual intercourse
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Proto-South Dravidian: *keṇ-
Proto-Telugu : *ceṇ-
Proto-North Dravidian : *qen-
dravet-meaning,dravet-prnum,dravet-sdr,dravet-tel,dravet-ndr,

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South Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-South Dravidian : *keṇ-
Meaning : to provoke, irritate
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Malayalam : kiṇayuka
Malayalam meaning : to quarrel, become angry
Kannada : keṇaku
Kannada meaning : to irritate, provoke, by words or deeds
Tulu : keṇakuni, keṇkuni, kenakuni
Tulu meaning : to provoke, irritate, kindle
Number in DED : 1944
sdret-meaning,sdret-prnum,sdret-mal,sdret-malmean,sdret-kan,sdret-kanmean,sdret-tul,sdret-tulmean,sdret-dednum,

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North Dravidian etymology :

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Proto-North-Dravidian : *qen-
Meaning : to have intercourse with (a female)
Dravidian etymology: Dravidian etymology
Kurukh : xennā (xinnyas)
Number in DED : 1944
ndret-meaning,ndret-prnum,ndret-kur,ndret-dednum,

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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *gʷVnV
Meaning: to covet sexually
Borean: Borean
Altaic: *k`i̯unu
Kartvelian: *gen-
Dravidian: *keṇ-
References: ND 1081 *Ḳa[G]En̄a 'be hungry/thirsty, desire, long for' (compares part of Alt. with IE *kank- 'be dry, thirsty, hungry'?+ Cush. and occasional Berb.; on Ural. see under *keńV).
nostret-meaning,nostret-prnum,nostret-alt,nostret-kart,nostret-drav,nostret-reference,

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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *k`i̯ŭnu
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: to long for, covet (sexually)
Russian meaning: желать, вожделеть (сексуально)
Turkic: *Kɨn-
Mongolian: *kina-
Tungus-Manchu: *(x)on-
Japanese: *kunank-
Comments: KW 231 (Turk.-Mong.). See also notes to *gū̀no.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *Kɨn-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to long for, covet, to be obsessed with 2 to long (sexually) 3 coire
Russian meaning: 1 желать, стремиться 2 желать (сексуально) 3 coire
Old Turkic: qɨn- 1 (OUygh.)
Karakhanid: qɨn- 1 (MK)
Turkish: kɨn- 1, 2
Khakassian: xɨn-, xɨnɨx- 1, 2
Shor: qɨn- 1
Oyrat: qɨn-, qɨnɨq- 1
Chuvash: xъnъx- 1
Yakut: kɨn- 3
Kirghiz: qɨnɨq- 1
Comments: VEWT 264, EDT 632, ЭСТЯ 6, 632.
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *kina-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: to investigate, observe, trace
Russian meaning: исследовать, наблюдать, следить
Written Mongolian: kina- (L 469)
Khalkha: x́ana-
Buriat: xina-
Ordos: kina-
Dagur: kinima 'careful, cautious'
Comments: MGCD 353.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *(x)on-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to search (for lost deer) 2 to wait 3 domestic reindeer trained for searching wild deer
Russian meaning: 1 искать (потерявшихся оленей) 2 ждать 3 олень-манщик
Evenki: onī- 1, ondōgdo 3
Even: ōnmъ̣t- 2, ondā- 1, ondad 3
Negidal: ondogdo 3
Comments: ТМС 2, 19. Cf. perhaps also Manchu ondo- 'to caper; to rape' ( > Dag. ondō-, see Тод. Даг. 159); Nan. χonolị- 'to mock' (ТМС 1, 470) - which would confirm the reconstruction of *x- and fit the original meaning 'to covet (sexually)'. Evk. ondogdo > Dolg. ondōdo (see Stachowski 193).
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *kunank-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: coire, have sexual intercourse
Russian meaning: coire, иметь половые сношения
Old Japanese: kunagap(j)i (n.)
Middle Japanese: kunag-
japet-prnum,japet-meaning,japet-rusmean,japet-ajp,japet-mjp,

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Kartvelian etymology :

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Proto-Kartvelian: *gen-
Nostratic: Nostratic
Russian meaning: теленок; сосать вымя
English meaning: calf; to suck (udder)
Georgian: gen-
Megrel: gan-, gen-, gin-
Laz: gen-, ǯen-
Notes and references: ЭСКЯ 59-60, EWK 78-79. Ср. ПИЕ *ǵenǝ- 'рождать(ся)', ?алт. *k(`)iŋu 'человек; народ, племя'.
kartet-prnum,kartet-rusmean,kartet-meaning,kartet-gru,kartet-meg,kartet-laz,kartet-notes,

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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : KVNV
Meaning : to covet sexually
Eurasiatic : *gʷVnV
Afroasiatic : *kVHn- (Cush. in ND 1081, Sem. in ND 1084, 1085) ?
globet-meaning,globet-nostr,globet-afas,

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